Rick Pitino returns to America from Greece to coach at Iona. He joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to talk about his biggest career regrets, his exit from Louisville, being inspired by Brett Brown to coach in Greece, his experiences in the EuroLeague (12:14), why he shouldn't have been president of the Celtics, his plans for the Gaels (24:07) and what advice his son gave him on returning to college basketball (36:21).
2020 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/5W 106-60
- 11/9W 76-47
- 11/13L 72-63
- 11/16W 68-47
- 11/19W 93-56
- 11/23L 81-75
- 11/28L 66-65
- 11/29L 63-55
- 12/1W 80-77
- 12/6L 75-61
- 12/14W 82-78
- 12/17L 83-51
- 12/21W 70-48
- 12/31W 76-60
- 1/4W 66-65
- 1/7W 81-80
- 1/106L 70-58
- 1/15W 63-58
- 1/1825L 78-74
- 1/2210L 73-64
- 1/259L 64-60
- 2/116W 65-61
- 2/521W 73-56
- 2/8L 64-58
- 2/12L 80-69
- 2/1510W 74-71
- 2/19W 73-63
- 2/2219W 84-72
- 2/2912W 58-54
- 3/4W 80-74
- 3/7W 93-55
- Full Schedule
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A.J. Reeves led the starting five in double figures with 19 points, Nate Watson scored 18 and Providence decimated DePaul 93-55 on Saturday.
Alpha Diallo had 25 points as Providence defeated Xavier 80-74 on Wednesday night.
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing UCLA's seven-game winning streak, a surging Wisconsin, why they're impressed with Virginia and why they think Duke is going backward. Then, Dayton head coach Anthony Grant joins the program (17:17) to talk about his team's chemistry, Obi Toppin's journey, coaching under Billy Donovan and if he pays attention to his own team's hype. Later, the guys get into Baylor and Creighton's struggles, going all in on East Tennessee, reconciling Clemson's resume and Sean Miller seemingly getting tossed intentionally (31:37).
Men's college basketball is in a state of flux this season, with regular powerhouses like Duke suffering upsets and falling in the rankings, and names like Dayton and San Diego State showing up as contenders. Just a few weeks away from Selection Sunday, ESPN senior college basketball reporter Myron Medcalf breaks down the biggest stories and surprises in men's college basketball.
Luwane Pipkins scored 27 points to lead Providence to its fifth win over a Top 25 team this month, holding off No. 12 Villanova 58-54 on Saturday.
Dayton, San Diego State and Gonzaga will all give bracket fillers pause in March. Our panel weighs in on that trio and the weekend's top games.
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing how the Final Four is any team's to take, every year. Then they welcome Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon to the show to discuss Anthony Cowan's consistency, Jalen Smith's transformation, his unofficial assistant Scott Van Pelt and College GameDay coming to College Park (11:24). Later, the guys get into Kentucky stalling out on offense, how Memphis bungled the James Wiseman situation, West Coast hoops, and they pick a few games (26:36).
Luwane Pipkins scored 24 points and David Duke had 15 to lead Providence to an 84-72 victory over No. 19 Marquette on Saturday, the Friars' third straight victory -- all over ranked teams.
Alpha Diallo had 18 points and eight rebounds and Luwane Pipkins added 16 points as Providence defeated Georgetown 73-63 on Wednesday night.
Alpha Diallo scored a career-high 35 points and Providence beat No. 10 Seton 74-71 on Saturday night.
LJ Figueroa had 19 points as St. John's topped Providence 80-69 on Wednesday night.
Tyrique Jones scored 14 points and hauled in 18 rebounds and Xavier took control of a tight game down the stretch to pull out a 64-58 Big East Conference win over the Providence on Saturday night.
A.J. Reeves set season highs with 22 points and 3-pointers, and Providence pulled away from No. 21 Creighton for a 73-56 win Wednesday night.
Luwane Pipkins scored 22 points and made six consecutive free throws in the final minute Saturday to help Providence hold on for a 65-61 victory over No. 16 Butler.
Collin Gillespie grabbed a rebound and found Jeremiah Robinson-Earl on the fast break for a dunk to turn back a Providence rally with 55 seconds left and No. 9 Villanova held on to beat the Friars 64-60 on Saturday.
Marcus Zegarowski hit the tie-breaking 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left and No. 25 Creighton came back late to beat Providence 78-74 on Saturday.
Alpha Diallo had 19 points as Providence edged past St. John's 63-58 on Wednesday night.
Kamar Baldwin scored 17 points and Bryce Golden had 14 as Butler held Providence scoreless for the first 6 1/2 minutes and held on to win 70-58 on Friday night.